12 juin 2007

Saint-Eloy of Vitray and his fountain

  The area of Tronçais always had a forest vocation, well before the action of Colbert. Thus, the old parish of Vitray it was dedicated to this activity. The very small church dating from the Roman time comprises a chorus with flat bedside and two spans arched in full-clotheshanger, preceded by a more recent nave, covered of a frame testifying to the skill of the carpenters of a zone rich in wood. Its bell-tower is entirely in shingle.Perhaps the dedication with Saint Eloy, saint patron of all the metallurgists, ... [Lire la suite]
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